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  • Lady Demons win in extra innings

    The Williamstown Lady Demon softball team won its sixth game in a row on May 4, disposing of Lloyd Memorial in six innings by the score of 12-2.  
    Jade Pinkston was the winner on the mound giving up only two runs and three hits over the six innings that she pitched.

  • GRANT BASEBALL VS. LLOYD MEMORIAL
  • GRANT COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE
  • BUILDING PERMITS

    • March 11
    Quality Sign, 100 S. Main Street, sign, 37 square feet, estimated cost $2,860; permit fee $45.67.
    • March 18
    Superior Fire Safety, 118 S. Main Street, range hood, 40 square feet, estimated cost $3,000; permit fee $75.
    • March 19
    Dennis Gray, 2640 Knoxville Road, roof, 416 square feet, estimated cost $2,000; permit fee $53.24.
    • March 20
    Paul Davis Restoration, 170 ambassador, repair, 724 square feet, estimated cost $28,000; permit fee $200.
    • March 25

  • FOR THE RECORD

    Marriages
    Ruby Jean Hall, 63, of Dry Ridge to Raymond Lynn Powell, 57, of Dry Ridge
    Denise Lynn Schmidt, 50, of Taylor Mill to Gilbert Eugene Bixler Jr., 56, of Crittenden
    Nancy Jean Brown, 57, of Williamstown to Jeffery Alan Vinson, 54, of Berry
    Jennifer Ryan-Faith Hudson, 33, of Williamstown to Joseph Ryan, 27, of Cincinnati, Ohio
    Trena Nicole Daniel, 33, of Cincinnati, Ohio to Derrick Jordan Link, 29, of Walton
    Janice Carol Saylor, 49, of Cincinnati, Ohio to Paul Martin Street, 58, of Dry Ridge

  • Police search for home invasion suspect

    Kentucky State Police are searching for a 21-year-old man charged in connection with an April 26 home invasion in Dry Ridge.
    George E. Pickett is wanted for his involvement in an home invasion robbery on Michigan Avenue that led to a bullet grazing a woman’s head.

    Pickett is currently charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

    Police spent the afternoon of May 5 in hopes of locating Pickett in several Dry Ridge locations.

  • Derby Day 2015
  • Dry Ridge seeks police officers

    The City of Dry Ridge is now seeking applications as it looks to expand its police department.
    The city has an employment advertisement for police officers in this week’s Grant County News, as well as on the city’s website at www.cdrky.org.
    The plan is to allocate $480,735 in next year’s budget for a police department that would include current Chief Rick Kells and three new officers.

  • HEROIN TASK FORCE TO MEET

    A regional coalition looking to help save lives and reduce the impact of the heroin epidemic will be coming to Grant County.
    The Northern Kentucky Heroin Impact Response Task Force (HIRT) plans to hold its next meeting at 9 a.m. May 12 at the Grant County Extension Office in Williamstown.
    The group, which is open to anyone in the eight counties in the Northern Kentucky Area Development District (NKADD,) usually meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Kenton County Detention Center.

  • ‘My Heart Rocks’ at CMZ